National Jeweler Network



Michael Hill moves into New York

The Australian jeweler is opening its first stores in New York and said it has secured a spot for another store in New Jersey.


Scott Kay president exits after 5 months

Michael Benavente, who was tapped to lead the brand in May, has left to “pursue another opportunity.”


Manufacturing company names new hires

Patrick Bennett, Jalpa Pandit and Joe Perillo are the new hires at Riva Precision Manufacturing, assuming roles in the company’s marketing, operations and product development departments.


Industry veteran Adam Graham joins Black Starr & Frost

The Newport Beach, Calif.-based jeweler has named the former Erica Courtney CEO as vice president/managing director.


Macy’s flagship debuts millennial-specific floor

The retailer’s latest attempt at attracting and keeping younger shoppers involves a newly renovated floor in the basement of its flagship store dedicated solely to apparel, accessories and technology.


Richemont sales ‘subdued’ in Americas

The company saw regional growth of just 2 percent in the five-month period ended Aug. 31, despite its jewelry maisons performing “exceptionally well.”


Iconery sets the stage for emerging designers

The new consumer-facing e-commerce website offers a turnkey solution for designers to enter the fine jewelry market via made-to-order manufacturing.


Macy’s to close up to 40 stores

The retailer said although physical stores are vital to its omnichannel strategy, it must shut down stores that are lagging in sales.


Appeals court revives EEOC suit against Sterling

The 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals struck down an earlier ruling that dismissed the lawsuit, which alleges that Sterling Jewelers paid women less and passed them over for promotions.